Award Details

Award Name

Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition

Submission Deadline


Possible Recipients


Open To
  • Student
Award Sponsor

American Bankruptcy Institute

Papers should be written after the close of last year's competition (March/April of previous year) and focus on a current issue regarding bankruptcy jurisdiction or litigation, or evidence in bankruptcy cases or proceedings.

The paper may address business or consumer cases and may include matters such as bankruptcy sales, plan confirmation and other topics that involve jurisdiction, litigation or evidence in the bankruptcy courts. *Website reads ABI not accepting submissions during 2021

Important Dates

Important Date

Submission Deadline

Award Prizes

Monetary Prize
$ 2000

First Place

Monetary Prize
$ 1250

Second Place

Monetary Prize
$ 750

Third Place

Other Prize
1-year ABI membership

Restrictions: First, Second, and Third prize will receive membership